Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Welcome to our Vintage Teddy Bear Collection

Vintage Teddy Bear Collection

Hello a warm welcome to our our Vintage Teddy Bear Collection.
These are our latest designs from our studio hope you enjoy them.

 ENZO

ENZO
Enzo is just 3" high and created from old gold mohair which I have over aged and tinted.
He is one of our very tiniest bears that we make.
He is wearing a vintage linen sailor jacket made from a antique edwardian child sailor collar.
He sports a tiny antique button with crown.
ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED

REGINALD

REGINALD
Reginald is 3.5"high and created from antique plush in old gold.
I have further aged and tinted his fur to give him a vintage look.
He wears vintage wool felt moss green waistcoat with tiny brass buttons.
Scottish Harris tweed check trousers and our trademark leather shoes.
His shoes are made by ourselves and hand stitched with leather soles.
LIMITED EDITION NUMBER 1 of 3

HUBERT

HUBERT
Hubert is 3.5"high and created from hand dyed mohair in sea foam green.
He wears a vintage embroidered waistcoat trimmed with antique silver beads and diamante.
He has soft cotton trousers with vintage velvet shoes with silvery buckles.
ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED

OLD FUZZY WUZZY

OLD FUZZY WUZZY
Old Fuzzy Wuzzy is 4.5"high and created from genuine antique mohair in a ginger gold.
He is loosely jointed and has a saggy tummy.
LIMITED EDITION Number 1 of 2 ADOPTED 1 Left to order.

PANDI PANDA

PANDI PANDA
Pandi Panda is 4"high and created from soft alpaca in old white and black.
This is a new smaller panda pattern with curved arms and paws.
LIMITED EDITION NUMBER 1 ADOPTED 2 left in edition of 3

MISS BUBBLEGUM

MISS BUBBLEGUM
Miss Bubblegum is 4.5" high and created from hand dyed mohair in a bubblegum pink.
I have further aged and tinted her fur in places.
She is trimmed with a velvet pink viola with ribbon and diamente stud.
ONE OFF 1/1 RESERVED

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If you would like to adopt any of these bears please contact me for further details.
You can email me at:
info@paulastrethill-smith.com
or message me on facebook

Thanks for visiting our blog show.

All good wishes 
Paula & Simon 
xx















Thursday, 11 January 2018

Vintage Teddy Bear Collection

Vintage Teddy Bear Collection.....


We look forward to sharing some new designs with you next week here on our blog.

Tuesday 16th July 2018
at 8pm

We will have some new designs that are our first bears of the new year.
Wishing you all the Happiest of New Years.
Bear Hugs 
Paula & Simon xx


Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas!



Hello….We would like to say a huge Thank you to all of our collectors who have adopted our designs this year.
We truly appreciate each and every one of you for your continued support.
We love to hear how much pleasure they bring you.
It is so nice to know they are in homes where they are truly loved and cherished.
Thank you also for sending such sweet messages for the likes and follows on Facebook and sharing the love on Instagram. 
We will be taking a short break over Christmas but will be back with a new collection of designs in  January.Date yet to be announced! 
Also we will be exhibiting at 
Hugglets Winter Bear Fest on Sunday 25th of February 2018 at Kensington Town Hall London W8 7NX 

We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and send you all good wishes for 2018.
With Love Paula & Simon
xx

Friday, 8 December 2017

Welcome to our Yuletide Collection


Welcome to our Yuletide Collection.....


NIKLAS

NIKLAS

Niklas is 5.5" high and created from antique mohair in a rich black cherry colour.
He has shiny glass eyes and is stuffed with wood wool.
Niklas wears a warm wool scarf made from a vintage tie.
He also comes with the cherry pink bottle brush tree.

Limited Edition One off 1/1 ADOPTED


KITTY JINGLES
KITTY JINGLES

KITTY JINGLES

Kitty Jingles is 6"high and is created from soft alpaca with airbrushed and tinted markings.
Kitty has a sculpted face hand painted blue eyes with sculpted paw pads and wired limbs.
She sits inside a vintage bluebird toffee tin with cute kitten illustrations.
Kitty Jingles is a one off design and comes complete with yellow bottle brush christmas tree.

Limited Edition 1/1 One Off RESERVED



CASIMIR
CASIMIR


CASIMIR

Casimir is 3.5" high and created from antique mohair in colbalt blue.
He has shiny glass eyes and is stuffed with wood wool.
Casimir wears a vintage silver and blue enamel French religious charm.
He comes with his blue bottle brush tree.

Limited Edition 1/1 One off RESERVED

 SERAPHINA

SERAPHINA
Seraphine is 3.5" high and created from hand dyed pale pink mohair.
She has glass eyes and is stuffed with wood wool.
This angel bear is dressed in vintage tulle skirt trimmed with antique sequins and
silk plush angel wings.
She wears our handmade shoes made from silver aged leather.
Serephina comes with her wand and pink bottle brush tree.

Limited Edition 1/1 ONE OFF RESERVED


BENEDICT

BENEDICT

Benedict is 4.5" high and created from taupe mohair with dark backing.
Dressed in vintage flannel nightshirt and cap with antique mop buttons.
Benedict wears our handmade shoes in vintage blue velvet with leather soles.
Comes with his blue bottlebrush tree.

Limited Edition 1/1 ONE OFF ADOPTED

ISAAC
ISAAC

ISAAC
Isaac is 3.5" high and created from hand dyed mohair in a ginger spice colour.
He has glass shiny eyes and is stuffed with wood wool.
Isaac wears a vintage gold plated French religious charm and comes with his green bottle brush tree.
Limited Edition 1/1 ONE OFF ADOPTED

Mr MINCEMEAT

Mr MINCEMEAT

Mr MINCEMEAT

Mr Mincemeat is 5"high and created from hand dyed mohair in aged taupe.
He has shiny glass eyes and stuffed with wood wool.
Mr Mincemeat sits inside his vintage Yuletide Mincemeat tin with green bottlebrush tree.

Limited Edition 1/1 One Off ADOPTED

End Of Show
Thank you for visiting our Yuletide Collection should you wish to adopt any of these designs please email me or message me on facebook.

info@paulastrethill-smith.com

Wishing you all Yuletide Happiness
Love
x
Paula & Simon 







Saturday, 2 December 2017

YULETIDE COLLECTION





You are cordially invited to our Yuletide Collection........coming soon



We have been busy working like little elves to create a few new designs for Christmas.
We hope that you can join us for our
 Yuletide Collection on Thursday 7th December at 7.30pm
Wishing you Yuletide wishes 
Paula & Simon 
xx

Saturday, 21 October 2017

Welcome to our .......AUTUMN & HALLOWEEN COLLECTION 2017



AUTUMN & HALLOWEEN COLLECTION


COSMO
COSMO

Stands 7.5 “ to top of hat 8.5” Cosmo our black cat is made from black alpaca fur.

He has a sculpted face with antique painted glass eyes.

Fully jointed with wired arms and tail.

Wired ears lined with vintage worn black velvet.

Cosmo is dressed in fancy halloween costume.

A black and white striped pierrot costume with antique lace ruff and antique black glass buttons.

He wears our antique cream leather slippers which are hand sculpted and made by ourselves.

ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED





MERLIN
MERLIN
4.5” high created from quality German Mohair in a warm burnt toffee colour.Aged leather footpads in dark brown.Around his neck wears a magical poison green antique bead with a swirl of sparkle dust.

ONE OFF 1/1 RESERVED




CORALINE
CORALINE


4.5” high created from hand dyed mohair in a dark sunset coral pink.

I have further aged and tinted her fur. 
Limited Edition Number 1 of 3 SOLD OUT


OLD CINNABAR

OLD CINNABAR

3.75” high created from antique mohair in a long pile in a rich dark red rust colour

Wears a little brass acorn charm around his neck.

ONE OFF 1/1ADOPTED




DUMBLYDORE WIZARD



DUMBLYDORE WIZARD


3” high without his wizards hat.Created from vintage plush velvet in dark old gold.DUMBLY DORE wears a vintage velvet wizard hat a gold plated antique jewel charm.Comes with a tiny wand for creating his spells.One of our very smallest bears.ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED



FABLE
FABLE



FABLE
18"high to tip of antlers.Created from vintage Wool and Llama mix.
I have airbrushed golden tones and darker brown markings.
Fable is a young male fawn with a sculpted head and wired ears and antlers.
German glass eyes with eyelashes and waxed nose.
Fully jointed with full body armature with wired limbs and hands.

He wears a removable hooded cloak made from soft linen and lined with cashmere wool.
This fastens with antique art nouveau buttons and chain.
A matching antique silk velvet ribbon adorns his neck.
Fable has leather shoes in dark brown antique leather these are handmade
by ourselves.

Fable has been foraging in the forest he carries a vintage basket filled with woodland treasures.
 He has gathered vintage red apples,spray of vintage flowers,felt acorns and bird feathers.
ONE OF A KIND ADOPTED

Fable has taken some considerable time to make and is the first in a series of characters of this size.

We hope you have enjoyed our latest collection.

Should you wish to adopt any of our designs please contact us for more details.

info@paulastrethill-smith.com

or message me on facebook.



Thank you for visiting

Warmest Wishes
Paula & Simon
xx









Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Autumn & Halloween Collection 2017


Coming very soon...... Our latest designs featuring our blog this week!



You are invited to our Autumn & Halloween Collection 2017
on Friday October 20th 
at 7.30pm
All good wishes Paula & Simon
x